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High-Ranking Dem Sens Gave Campaign Cash to Menendez After Indictment

High-Ranking Dem Sens Gave Campaign Cash to Menendez After Indictment. A number of high-ranking Democratic senators combined to contribute tens of thousands of dollars to Sen. Robert Menendez’s (D., N.J.) campaign committee this year, a review of Federal Election Commission records shows. Menendez, who was indicted in April 2015, is currently facing 12 counts of corruption charges that include bribery. […]

FBI Harvey Weinstein probe ordered by Trump Justice Dept | Daily Mail Online

FBI Harvey Weinstein probe ordered by Trump Justice Dept | Daily Mail Online. by Ryan Parry West Coast Correspondent For Dailymail.com · October 11, 2017 The FBI has opened an investigation into Harvey Weinstein for alleged sex crimes, DailyMail.com has exclusively learned on Wednesday Three women, including Actress Asia Argento and Lucia Evans, have come forward and claimed the producer […]

The Congressional Black Caucus Prayer Breakfast: The Great Black Deception

The Congressional Black Caucus Prayer Breakfast: The Great Black Deception. by Lloyd Marcus · October 11, 2017 Flipping through my TV channels, I stumbled upon the 2017 Congressional Black Caucus Annual Prayer Breakfast on the Word Network; the world’s largest black religious channel. This year’s theme was, “And Still I Rise”. Folks, I thought, “Oh my gosh, these people have […]

Social Justice Activism Has Become Just Another Fashion Accessory

Social Justice Activism Has Become Just Another Fashion Accessory. by Mahdi Barakat · October 11, 2017 Recently it was super trendy to do a volunteer trip in a poor country and follow it with a Facebook picture of oneself holding a helpless brown child. This sort of flattering altruism raised many eyebrows, and for obvious reasons: If your actions are […]

NBC under fire for passing on Weinstein sex-harassment exposé

NBC under fire for passing on Weinstein sex-harassment exposé. So Harvey Weinstein now reportedly is to be fleeing to Europe for therapy for his alleged habit of sexually harassing and assaulting young women, and the A-listers who profited from his movie business are left to say they are shocked, yes, shocked, at his unacceptable behavior. But is that really the […]

Are the British Preparing to Join NAFTA? | The National Interest

Are the British Preparing to Join NAFTA? | The National Interest. The British are coming, the British are coming! Or are they? The Telegraphreported Tuesday that Theresa May’s government is considering joining NAFTA if the United Kingdom is unable to secure a formal departure deal with the European Union. In the wake of the June 2016 Brexit vote, the prime […]

National Sheriffs’ Association: ‘They Just Outlawed Crime Fighting in California’

National Sheriffs’ Association: ‘They Just Outlawed Crime Fighting in California’. “Someone is about to be harmed” because California lawmakers have put the values of “thugs, rapists, murderers and serial criminals” ahead of citizens, the National Sheriffs Association (NSA) warns. As CNSNews.com reported on Monday, the 20,000-member sheriffs’ association has condemned the state’s new “sanctuary state” law (The California Values Act) […]

Freedom Is Eroding in Hong Kong. Here’s What the US Can Do.

Freedom Is Eroding in Hong Kong. Here’s What the US Can Do.. by Rachael Wolpert · October 11, 2017 The viability of the “one country, two systems” model in Hong Kong may be in question, says the Congressional-Executive Commission on China in its annually released report to Congress. During the reporting period, the commission documented a number of unnerving trends […]

Hollywood Actors Who Condemn Trump but Were Silent on Weinstein | Lifestyle

Hollywood Actors Who Condemn Trump but Were Silent on Weinstein | Lifestyle. by Megan Fox Ashley Judd is the absolute worst. I want to like her, I really do. Sometimes she chooses a good cause, like speaking up for trafficked and abused children. Those are the activities she should stick to. Unfortunately, Judd had to go to the “Women’s March,” […]

America Divided: It Starts With the Democratic Party | The American Spectator

America Divided: It Starts With the Democratic Party | The American Spectator. by David Azerrad · October 12, 2017 It’s a sign of how divided we are as a country that we cannot even agree on the nature of our divisions. This disagreement over the source of our disagreements is not merely partisan, but cuts through the Democratic and Republican […]

Message v. Messenger: The Trump Enigma – American Greatness

Message v. Messenger: The Trump Enigma – American Greatness. by Victor Davis Hanson · October 9, 2017 About 90 percent of Republican voters eventually supported the political novice Donald Trump by November 2016. Most conservatives saw him as the preferable alternative to the vision and agendas of Hillary Clinton. Perhaps most still do after nine months of his presidency. Yet […]

Scott Pruitt and Donald Trump Further Endanger the Planet | The New Yorker

Scott Pruitt and Donald Trump Further Endanger the Planet | The New Yorker. by Amy Davidson Sorkin · October 10, 2017 Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has announced that the Trump Administration will repeal the Clean Power Plan. Photograph by Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty On September 20th, in New York, while the United Nations […]

Twitter reverses decision to suspend Marsha Blackburn ad

Twitter reverses decision to suspend Marsha Blackburn ad. Twitter has backtracked its initial position and is no longer suspending an ad from Tennessee Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn, after “reconsidering the ad in the context of the entire message.” “Our ads policies strive to balance protecting our users from potentially distressing content while allowing our advertisers to communicate their messages. […]

Clean Power Plan Rollback — Scott Pruitt Starts Good Work | National Review

Clean Power Plan Rollback — Scott Pruitt Starts Good Work | National Review. by Rich Lowry · October 10, 2017 One by one, the artifacts of President Barack Obama’s rule by administrative fiat are tumbling. The latest is his signature Clean Power Plan that Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt says he will begin the arduous process of unwinding. The […]

Weinstein ties to Clinton, Obama run deep | Fox News

Weinstein ties to Clinton, Obama run deep | Fox News. Hillary Clinton goes back a long way with Harvey Weinstein. The two are shown here arriving for the premiere of ‘Shakespeare in Love’ in New York. (Reuters) As Democratic lawmakers begin to distance themselves from disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, the break-up might be a bit tougher for the Clintons […]

Obama Lied. My FOURTH Health Plan Died. – Michelle Malkin

Obama Lied. My FOURTH Health Plan Died. – Michelle Malkin. by Michelle Malkin Cue the funeral bagpipes. My fourth health insurance plan is dead. Two weeks ago, my husband and I received yet another cancellation notice for our private, individual health insurance coverage. It’s our fourth Obamacare-induced obituary in four years. Our first death notice, from Anthem Blue Cross and […]

David Brock Allegedly Running Slush Fund | The Daily Caller

David Brock Allegedly Running Slush Fund | The Daily Caller. by Robert Donachie · October 10, 2017 Media Matters chief David Brock has personally watched over and benefited from a scheme to hide donor identities that allowed progressives to funnel untraceable millions to initiatives against conservative and GOP causes around the nation, a complaint filed Tuesday with the Federal Election […]

Sen. Gillibrand to Keynote Social Justice Conference Featuring Supports of Israel Boycott

Sen. Gillibrand to Keynote Social Justice Conference Featuring Supports of Israel Boycott. Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is scheduled to give the keynote address at an upcoming social justice conference at the Brooklyn Museum, funded by and featuring high profile supporters of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement. “The Brooklyn Conference,” set to run from the evening of Oct. 19 […]

The Downfall of the American-Turkish Alliance – The American Interest

The Downfall of the American-Turkish Alliance – The American Interest. by Andrew Bernard · October 10, 2017 Americans generally take it for granted that they can travel where they want, when they want. In the “Global Passport Power Rank,” U.S. passports are usually near the top, with visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel for virtually every country in the world. Only rogue […]

How Naked Is the Iranian Emperor?

How Naked Is the Iranian Emperor?. by Shoshana Bryen · October 10, 2017 The clock appears to be ticking on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA); more than some may think, less than others may hope. Whatever President Donald Trump decides to do with the unsigned, unratified, unagreed-upon text of the untreaty, it should be clear that the agreement […]

Does U.S. Media Help Russia Destabilize The United States?

Does U.S. Media Help Russia Destabilize The United States?. by Lee Smith · October 10, 2017 Last week leaders of the Senate intelligence committee, senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner, gave a press conference in which they announced they are eager to speak with Christopher Steele, the former British MI6 officer believed to have compiled the controversial dossier of allegations […]

After delay, Clinton and Obamas rip Weinstein | TheHill

After delay, Clinton and Obamas rip Weinstein | TheHill. by Jordain Carney · October 10, 2017 Former President Obama and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton both denounced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday as allegations of rape and sexual harassment increased against the prominent Democratic donor. The critical statements came roughly five days after the scandal broke and as […]

Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near islands Beijing claims in South China Sea – U.S. officials

Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near islands Beijing claims in South China Sea – U.S. officials. by Idrees Ali · October 10, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three U.S. officials told Reuters, even as President Donald Trump’s administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North […]

Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?

Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?. The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly and take out the gunman before he could kill and wound so many people. On Monday, Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Stephen Paddock shot and wounded a […]

Busted! N.Y. Times staffer admits slanting Trump news

Busted! N.Y. Times staffer admits slanting Trump news. A New York Times staffer admits the newspaper slants news coverage against President Trump, according to a newly released video report from James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas. The video is part of O’Keefe’s American Pravda series that began this year with several reports about CNN, including one in which Jimmy Carr, an associate […]

The Future of the U.S. Navy—Greater Partnership with Private Industry | The National Interest

The Future of the U.S. Navy—Greater Partnership with Private Industry | The National Interest. To improve readiness, capability and proficiency, the U.S. Navy must focus on deepening partnerships with private industry so that commercial expertise, experiences and efficiencies can be applied to the Fleet. Fostering meaningful relationships with private industry would provide a venue for innovative ideas and nondefense industry […]

SEIU Applauds ‘Fearlessness and Courage of NFL Players Who Have Struggled Together’ in Anthem Protests

SEIU Applauds ‘Fearlessness and Courage of NFL Players Who Have Struggled Together’ in Anthem Protests. The two million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is applauding “the fearlessness and courage” of National Football League (NFL) players who protest the National Anthem at games. SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry declared support for player protests, even if players protest when they’re on […]

West Point’s Commie Cadet Spenser Ramone | The American Spectator

West Point’s Commie Cadet Spenser Ramone | The American Spectator. by Melissa Mackenzie · October 11, 2017 A recent West Point graduate and self-identifying Marxist, 2nd Lietuenent Spenser Ramone, didn’t just become a rebellious communist. He has a history of insubordination. Read a superior officer’s quavering report and weep. West Point did nothing. Lt. Ramone continues, as of this writing, […]

Stossel: Ayn Rand–The Author People Love to Hate – Reason.com

Stossel: Ayn Rand–The Author People Love to Hate – Reason.com. 60 years ago today, Atlas Shrugged was published. The novel still sells 100,000 copies a year. But not everyone will celebrate the book’s anniversary. Ayn Rand is someone people love to hate. Years after her death, people still feel compelled to attack her ideas. A recent John Oliver segment said […]

The Democrats’ IT scandal just got even more bizarre | Fox News

The Democrats' IT scandal just got even more bizarre | Fox News. by Frank Miniter, Fox News Case expands against Wasserman Schultz’s ex-IT aide Investigative reporter for the Daily Caller shares details Perhaps you’ve lost track of the Democrat’s slowly exploding IT scandal, as much of the media is doing all it can to simply ignore it away. I’m referring […]

No one knew about Harvey Weinstein? Give me a break | New York Post

No one knew about Harvey Weinstein? Give me a break | New York Post. by Maureen Callahan · October 9, 2017 No one knew. That’s the party line in Hollywood regarding Harvey Weinstein, the once-powerful producer revealed as a decades-long sexual predator. This morning — five days after the New York Times exposé and hours after Weinstein was fired from […]

Vicious Virtue Signaling Blames Victims If They’re Right Wing | National Review

Vicious Virtue Signaling Blames Victims If They’re Right Wing | National Review. by Victor Davis Hanson · October 10, 2017 Not long ago, late-night comedian and would-be philosopher Steven Colbert signaled the nation his virtuous outrage over the Trump presidency. Colbert offered that Trump had “a feeble f***ing anemic firefly of a soul.” His puerile efforts at alliteration were not […]

The Truth About Trump and Corker – WSJ

The Truth About Trump and Corker – WSJ. By The Editorial Board Oct. 9, 2017 7:01 p.m. ET 133 COMMENTS Donald Trump’s weekend Twitter spat with Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is a familiar story: The President is a Party of One for whom personal loyalty is the only test. He isn’t going to change, so the meaningful question is how […]

Media awkwardly cope with Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment charges

Media awkwardly cope with Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment charges. Last week’s revelation that Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein has a history of sexual harassment has left many in the media in an awkward position as they determine how to react to the misdeeds of someone they either know personally or professionally. The Weinstein bombshell had a direct financial impact on some […]

Scott Pruitt’s Clean Power Plan Rollback | National Review

Scott Pruitt's Clean Power Plan Rollback | National Review. by The Editors · October 9, 2017 There were three good reasons to abandon the Clean Power Plan, and EPA administrator Scott Pruitt cited two of them in his decision, announced Monday, to rescind the cumbrous carbon dioxide rule. The first argument against the Clean Power Plan is cronyism. The Clean […]

Corker fight exposes Trump’s new GOP problem: Lame-duck senators with ax to grind | Fox News

Corker fight exposes Trump’s new GOP problem: Lame-duck senators with ax to grind | Fox News. President Trump’s public clash with Sen. Bob Corker has exposed a new complication for the commander-in-chief: Lame-duck Republicans who suddenly feel emboldened to tell him how they really feel. While Trump can threaten certain problematic Republicans with endorsing a primary challenger, the president has […]

Why Sports and Politics Do Not Mix – Stephen Moore

Why Sports and Politics Do Not Mix – Stephen Moore. by Stephen Moore There’s a famous Woody Allen joke: “Those who can’t do teach, and those who can’t teach teach gym.” Well, here’s a modernized version of that old saw: Those who can’t do write, and those who can’t write write about sports. One of the most amazing revelations about […]

Majority of Households Paying Obamacare Penalty Are Low and Middle-Income

Majority of Households Paying Obamacare Penalty Are Low and Middle-Income. The majority of households paying the Obamacare penalty in 2015 were low- and middle-income households, according to the most recent data from the Internal Revenue Service. The Affordable Care Act individual mandate requires that Americans pay the individual shared responsibility payment, otherwise known as a penalty or a tax, if […]

Is the India-China Border Heating Up Again? – The American Interest

Is the India-China Border Heating Up Again? – The American Interest. by Sean Keeley · October 9, 2017 Long after China and India negotiated a face-saving “disengagement” to the Sikkim border standoff, PLA troops are still causing unease with a heavy presence near the disputed terrain. The Indian Express reports: More than five weeks after India and China stepped back […]

EXCLUSIVE – Gay Porn Kingpin Michael Lucas: Muslim Homophobia Becoming ‘Very Inconvenient’ for Liberals – Breitbart

EXCLUSIVE – Gay Porn Kingpin Michael Lucas: Muslim Homophobia Becoming ‘Very Inconvenient’ for Liberals – Breitbart. by Aaron Klein · October 9, 2017 NEW YORK, NY — Homophobia in the Muslim world is “becoming very inconvenient for liberals because liberals are apologists for Islam,” Michael Lucas, a gay pornographic film star and director, charged in a radio interview Sunday. Lucas […]

Why We Cannot Trust the FBI

Why We Cannot Trust the FBI. by Pamela Geller · October 10, 2017 The FBI is discounting ISIS’ claim that the Las Vegas attack was jihad. But is the FBI really trustworthy? The Islamic State says Steven Paddock converted six months ago. He filmed himself killing; jihadis do that and post it online. The attack was meticulously planned, as jihad […]

These Two Colorado Counties Are Ground Zero For School Choice

These Two Colorado Counties Are Ground Zero For School Choice. by Helen Raleigh · October 9, 2017 School choice has become a hot-button issue in Colorado over the past decade. Currently two of Colorado’s largest school districts are engaging in very public fights over the future of K-12 education. Jefferson County is Colorado’s second largest school district and serves about […]

Rating Change: New Hampshire Open Seat Moves to Toss-Up

Rating Change: New Hampshire Open Seat Moves to Toss-Up. Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter’s retirement leaves an already competitive seat more vulnerable for her party as an open one, considering President Donald Trump carried New Hampshire’s 1st District 48 percent to 46 percent last fall. “I felt the tug of family at our reunion on Independence Day, and I have continued […]

Harvey Weinstein Is Finished. Which Accused Hollywood Predator Will Be Next?

Harvey Weinstein Is Finished. Which Accused Hollywood Predator Will Be Next?. The controversial movie mogul was fired Sunday after a series of sexual-misconduct allegations came to light. But plenty of other so-called Hollywood scumbags remain. On Sunday evening, The Weinstein Company’s board of directors reached the conclusion that “in light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has […]

Russia working in defense of Kim Jong Un’s regime

Russia working in defense of Kim Jong Un’s regime. Russia has begun working quietly but very diligently to defend Kim Jong Un’s regime in North Korea because it is concerned that a collapse could open the door for NATO or even U.S. forces on its Asian border, reports Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. Moscow already is alarmed over NATO influence on […]

How to Turn Battleground Ukraine Into a Success Story | The National Interest

How to Turn Battleground Ukraine Into a Success Story | The National Interest. Putin’s early September suggestion that a UN peacekeeping force be sent to the Donbass region triggered a skeptical reaction from the Western block. To a certain degree, the Kremlin’s acceptance of the deployment of UN peacekeepers signifies a diplomatic victory of the West. Up until now, Russia […]

Nation’s Sheriffs Call Calif. Sanctuary State Law ‘Dangerous,’ ‘Reckless’

Nation's Sheriffs Call Calif. Sanctuary State Law ‘Dangerous,’ ‘Reckless’. The 20,000-member National Sheriffs Association (NSA) says California’s new Sanctuary State law is dangerous, reckless and an obstruction of their efforts to protect the public. The law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week, prohibits police from participating in federal immigration enforcement efforts or inquiring about a person’s immigration status, handcuffs […]

Some Say GOP Tax Plan Would Raise Taxes. Here’s What They’re Missing.

Some Say GOP Tax Plan Would Raise Taxes. Here's What They're Missing.. by Kevin Dayaratna · October 10, 2017 Since the release of the GOP’s long-awaited tax reform plan, a flurry of commentators have criticized it, saying it is a regressive plan that will raise taxes on a sizable portion of Americans. What they often fail to mention is that […]

Refuse Fascism Plans Nov. 4 Revolution to Unseat Trump

Refuse Fascism Plans Nov. 4 Revolution to Unseat Trump. by Debra Heine A front group for the Revolutionary Communist Party USA has declared November 4, 2017, as the day their revolution to depose the “fascist Trump/Pence regime” begins. Soros-funded “Refuse Fascism” is calling on leftists across the nation to take to the streets and declare that the Trump presidency is […]

Russia: The Real Story | The American Spectator

Russia: The Real Story | The American Spectator. Obama left the country vulnerable to massive Russian hacking. The real story with Russia was not the series of stupid meetings between Trump campaign officials and diplomats who were trying to set them up, playing on Trump’s admiration of Putin. The story that should have been all over the front pages then, […]

Christopher Columbus deserves celebration

Christopher Columbus deserves celebration. When Christopher Columbus first made landfall on an unknown Caribbean island, Henry VII sat on the throne of England. Nicholas Copernicus was a young man studying at the University of Krakow, and decades away from publishing his theory of a heliocentric universe. Martin Luther was a 9-year-old boy. The kingdoms of Castille and Aragon had only […]

Trump administration sends Congress three-part immigration reform agenda

Trump administration sends Congress three-part immigration reform agenda. President Trump will propose to Congress an immigration reform agenda focused on border security, interior enforcement, and the creation of a merit-based visa system, a senior White House official told reporters Sunday evening. In response to speaking with interagencies and rank-and-file lawmakers, the administration compiled a list of to-do items as Congress […]

Robert Menendez, Tim Murphy: Republican Scandal Always Gets More Coverage | National Review

Robert Menendez, Tim Murphy: Republican Scandal Always Gets More Coverage | National Review. by John Fund · October 8, 2017 There really is a double standard when it comes to politicians accused of unethical behavior or corruption. Republicans tend to resign when the scandal involves merely deplorable or disgusting behavior. They are usually flayed in the media with a torrent […]

Trump slams Corker, who calls White House ‘adult day care center’ | Fox News

Trump slams Corker, who calls White House 'adult day care center' | Fox News. President Trump on Sunday ripped increasingly vocal critic Sen. Bob Corker, saying the Tennessee Republican gutlessly dropped his re-election bid after begging for the Trump endorsement he never received. “Corker ‘begged’ me to endorse him,” Trump said in a string of tweets. “I said ‘NO’ and […]

ICE to “Sanctuary State” California: “You Can’t Stop Us” – Arthur Schaper

ICE to “Sanctuary State” California: “You Can’t Stop Us” – Arthur Schaper. by Arthur Schaper Californians by a wide margin oppose sanctuary cities. A UC Berkeley study codified these findings for the reading public, as a nearly 80% of respondents from all political leanings opposed policies forbidding cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities. Why should anyone be […]

Top Executives Fleeing Laureate Education | The Daily Caller

Top Executives Fleeing Laureate Education | The Daily Caller. by Richard Pollock · October 8, 2017 Top executives at a company with ties to former President Bill Clinton called Laureate Education are leaving the firm only months after they launched its IPO, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned. The Baltimore-based company became an issue during the 2016 […]

Soiled ISIS Fighters Surrendering EnMasse | The Daily Caller

Soiled ISIS Fighters Surrendering EnMasse | The Daily Caller. by Saagar Enjeti · October 8, 2017 Nearly a thousand Islamic State fighters have surrendered to Kurdish forces after the terror group lost its last major city in Iraq, The New York Times reports. Many of the dejected fighters reportedly have soiled themselves and await interrogation and trial by Kurdish authorities. […]

Feinstein Dodges on Whether She’ll Return Weinstein Contributions: ‘I’ll Certainly Take a Look’

Feinstein Dodges on Whether She'll Return Weinstein Contributions: 'I'll Certainly Take a Look'. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) hesitated to say she would return money donated to her by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein after decades of sexual harassment complaints against him emerged, saying in an interview airing Sunday she will “take a look.” According to federal records, Weinstein gave Feinstein […]

‘Harvey Weinstein’s Media Enablers’? The New York Times Is One of Them

'Harvey Weinstein's Media Enablers'? The New York Times Is One of Them. by Sharon Waxman · October 8, 2017 A whole lot of fur has been flying since last Thursday, when The New York Times published a game-changing investigative story about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct that in lightning speed brought the mogul to his knees. He apologized and took an […]

Articles: Another Climate Prediction Gone off the Rails

Articles: Another Climate Prediction Gone off the Rails. by Brian C. Joondeph · October 9, 2017 Winter started early this year. The first blizzard of the season in Montana broke a snow record with 30 inches during the first week of October, barely a few weeks into fall. In my state of Colorado too, with 11 inches of snow in […]

Trump demands border wall funds for Dreamer proposal | TheHill

Trump demands border wall funds for Dreamer proposal | TheHill. by Olivia Beavers · October 8, 2017 President Trump is seeking more funds from Congress to finance building a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as more resources to hire thousands more immigration officers, White House officials announced on Sunday. The Trump administration’s new “immigration principles and policies” […]

FEMA director: ‘We filtered out’ San Juan mayor ‘a long time ago’ – POLITICO

FEMA director: 'We filtered out' San Juan mayor 'a long time ago' – POLITICO. by CONNOR O’BRIEN · October 8, 2017 FEMA Administrator Brock Long said Sunday that “money is not the issue” when it comes to his agency’s work on rebuilding Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. | AP Photo The chief of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Sunday […]

Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel

Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel. Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game in Indianapolis Sunday between the San Francisco 49ers and the Indianapolis Colts after several players for the 49ers took a knee during the national anthem. Pence then issued a series of tweets explaining why he left the game, followed by an […]

Democracy Will Continue to Survive the World’s Political Turmoil | The National Interest

Democracy Will Continue to Survive the World's Political Turmoil | The National Interest. At the Cold War’s end, democracy appeared to be the last man standing. But since then, democracies have taken some casualties. The ranks are thinner. But freedom isn’t finished yet. Established, successful democracies are once again starting to knit together—if only because dark forces are driving them […]

US-Turkey Row Deepens, Visa Services Suspended, After US Consulate Employee Arrested in Erdogan’s Crackdown

US-Turkey Row Deepens, Visa Services Suspended, After US Consulate Employee Arrested in Erdogan’s Crackdown. Turkey said Sunday it was suspending all visa services for U.S. citizens at its missions in the U.S., after the American Embassy in Ankara suspended non-immigrant visa services following the arrest of a consulate employee in the Islamist government’s ongoing crackdown on dissent. “Recent events have […]

Trump Administration Undoes Obamacare’s Egregious Assault on Religious Freedom, Conscience Rights

Trump Administration Undoes Obamacare’s Egregious Assault on Religious Freedom, Conscience Rights. by Melanie Israel · October 6, 2017 The Trump administration issued interim final rules Friday that will provide much-needed relief to those with moral or religious objections to one of Obamacare’s most egregious assaults on rights of conscience and religious liberty: the HHS mandate. The mandate, from the Department […]

Poll Shocker: NFL Now Viewed as Least Favorable Major Sport

Poll Shocker: NFL Now Viewed as Least Favorable Major Sport. by Rick Moran The mighty NFL — a TV-ratings juggernaut that commanded billion-dollar contracts from major networks — is now viewed less favorably than Major League Baseball, college football and basketball, and the NBA. As recently as August, the NFL was flying high. But the anthem protests and the arrogant […]

Nobody’s Calm Before Trump’s Storm | The American Spectator

Nobody’s Calm Before Trump’s Storm | The American Spectator. by Jed Babbin · October 9, 2017 Speaking to reporters after a dinner with his military leadership team, the generals and admirals and their wives standing with him and the First Lady, President Trump said, “You guys know what this represents? Maybe it’s the calm before the storm.” Was that cryptic […]

Will Nationalism Split Spain and Catalonia? | The Weekly Standard

Will Nationalism Split Spain and Catalonia? | The Weekly Standard. The Panamanian dictator Omar Torrijos, who in the 1970s won the Panama Canal back for his country, used to tell less successful Latin American leaders that the United States is like a monkey on a chain. You can play with the chain all you like—but if you play with the […]

Conrad Black: Enough with the nonsense: Trump is doing fine | National Post

Conrad Black: Enough with the nonsense: Trump is doing fine | National Post. Over many years, I have had occasional exchanges of friendly fire with Lawrence Martin of The Globe and Mail, who has been sent back to Washington to report on the Trump phenomenon. We first met when he was that newspaper’s Washington bureau chief in 1979, and reported […]

Ken Starr forecasts indictments in Russia probe

Ken Starr forecasts indictments in Russia probe. Ken Starr, the independent counsel during the Monica Lewinsky and Whitewater scandals under former President Bill Clinton, predicted Saturday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections would end in indictments. He suggested they might be directed at Paul Manafort, former campaign director for the Trump campaign, and […]

Trump Administration Birth Control Mandate Rollback Is Religious Liberty Win | National Review

Trump Administration Birth Control Mandate Rollback Is Religious Liberty Win | National Review. President Donald Trump announced new reforms that would broaden conscience exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, expanding protections beyond small and closely held businesses to publicly traded companies and other employers as well as extending protections not only to those with religious objections but to […]

Trump Says Tillerson Could Be Tougher | The Daily Caller

Trump Says Tillerson Could Be Tougher | The Daily Caller. by Ryan Pickrell · October 7, 2017 President Donald Trump dispelled rumors again Saturday that he and his secretary of state are at odds, contrary to recent media reports. “We have a very good relationship,” the president said of Rex Tillerson before he left for North Carolina Saturday evening. “We […]

Trump Administration Announces New Anti-Sexual Harassment Initiative as Democrats Seek to Distance Themselves From Weinstein

Trump Administration Announces New Anti-Sexual Harassment Initiative as Democrats Seek to Distance Themselves From Weinstein. The Trump administration announced a new initiative to combat sexual harassment in housing, as Democrats are working to distance themselves from megadonor and accused sexual harasser Harvey Weinstein. The Department of Justice announced the new pilot program this week that will join local law enforcement […]

Las Vegas shooting victim’s family files petition to freeze gunman’s assets

Las Vegas shooting victim's family files petition to freeze gunman's assets. by MORGAN WINSOR · October 7, 2017 The family of a California man who was killed Sunday night during the mass shooting in Las Vegas is petitioning a court to freeze the gunman’s assets. The gunman, identified by police as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, opened fire on a musical festival […]

Trump proclaims Columbus Day, without Obama’s qualms

Trump proclaims Columbus Day, without Obama's qualms. President Donald Trump is proclaiming Monday as Columbus Day — without any of his predecessor’s qualms. The president’s proclamation Friday directs the U.S. to celebrate his discovery of the Americas, noting “the permanent arrival of Europeans … was a transformative event that undeniably and fundamentally changed the course of human history and set […]

Articles: The Great Hurricane Absence

Articles: The Great Hurricane Absence. by Steve Campbell · October 7, 2017 You will see story after story in the news about how hurricanes are stronger and more frequent. They will tell you that Harvey and Irma are the worst-ever storms and are unprecedented. They will scare up the looming threat of “Global Warming” as if it were a proven […]

Eisenhower Memorial Given the Final Go-Ahead to Begin Construction

Eisenhower Memorial Given the Final Go-Ahead to Begin Construction. That wasn’t so hard now, was it? After 17 years of bickering among lawmakers, U.S. Fine Arts commissioners, National Capital Commission planners, and a family with the last name Eisenhower, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission finally has the go-ahead to break ground on an ambitious four-acre park to enshrine the […]

How modern architecture is being influenced by video games

How modern architecture is being influenced by video games. Near the small town of Point Arena, about three hours north of San Francisco, there’s a new kind of memorial ground being built. It’s not for the 450 folks who call the town home today; it will allow people to spread their loved ones’ ashes in the roots of a tree […]

Protesters rally across Russia on Putin’s 65th birthday

Protesters rally across Russia on Putin's 65th birthday. MOSCOW (AP) — In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race. Police allowed demonstrators in Moscow to rally near the Kremlin in an apparent desire to avoid […]

Report details true failing of Obama’s Iran deal

Report details true failing of Obama’s Iran deal. The organization’s president, Yigal Carmo, and A. Savyon, director of the Iranian Media Project, contend the nations that reached the deal with Iran are restricted to inspecting only what the Iranians allow. “This is because the inspection procedure takes place only at sites where Iran has agreed to allow inspection, that is, […]

Obama’s Middle East Policy Is Causing Problems for Donald Trump | The National Interest

Obama's Middle East Policy Is Causing Problems for Donald Trump | The National Interest. President Trump reluctantly agreed to recertify the nuclear deal with Iran in July, but he indicated that he would not do so again in October. Trump will likely keep his word and not certify the agreement again because it is not in the U.S. national-security interest […]

41 Italian-American Groups to Boycott De Blasio Reception Due to Columbus Statue Threat

41 Italian-American Groups to Boycott De Blasio Reception Due to Columbus Statue Threat. Leaders from 41 Italian-American groups are boycotting New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Columbus Day reception because the mayor is looking into removing the city’s statue honoring the Italian explorer. The Italian-American groups are calling on all their members to shun de Blasio’s reception in light […]

Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policies on Religious Freedom

Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policies on Religious Freedom. The Trump administration came out strongly in defense of religious freedom Friday, with new legal guidance and a move to reverse one of the most controversial Obamacare mandates. “Every American has a right to believe, worship, and exercise their faith,” Jeff Sessions says. The Justice Department guidelines direct attorneys and agencies that […]

Why We Should Privatize the Postal Service – Reason.com

Why We Should Privatize the Postal Service – Reason.com. What’s the best way to make the Post Office faster and cheaper? Pull the government’s tendrils out of it and let it loose in the private sector. That’s what countries like Britain, Germany, and the Netherlands have done as email and social media eclipse traditional snail mail. In the latest Mostly […]

Gorsuch could deal government unions a mortal blow – The Washington Post

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Backlash spreads against Black Lives Matter shutting down ACLU free speech event

Backlash spreads against Black Lives Matter shutting down ACLU free speech event. A campus Black Lives Matter protest against an American Civil Liberties Union speaker has provoked an internal debate over free speech on the Left. Left-wing students shouted down an ACLU leader visiting the College of William and Mary in Virginia last week, preventing a discussion about free speech […]

Trump Administration Birth Control Mandate Rollback Is Religious Liberty Win | National Review

Trump Administration Birth Control Mandate Rollback Is Religious Liberty Win | National Review. by The Editors · October 6, 2017 President Donald Trump announced new reforms that would broaden conscience exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, expanding protections beyond small and closely held businesses to publicly traded companies and other employers as well as extending protections not only […]

US tourists back from Cuba claim symptoms similar to mysterious attacks | Fox News

US tourists back from Cuba claim symptoms similar to mysterious attacks | Fox News. Investigators say at least 21 American diplomats and family members have come down with strange symptoms including brain damage, hearing loss, and concussions. A handful of U.S. tourists who recently returned from Cuba have complained about symptoms similar to those experienced in mysterious sonic attacks against […]

Southern Poverty Law Center and Hate – Rebecca Hagelin

Southern Poverty Law Center and Hate – Rebecca Hagelin. Splcexposed.com. Write that site down and visit it often. It reveals how the radical Left is trying to destroy organizations and individuals who are working to defend America’s families and our civil society. Splcexposed.com specifically reveals the agenda of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), an extreme Leftist operation that is […]

California Can Jail Over Gender Pronouns | The Daily Caller

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Pop Goes the Liberal Media Bubble

Pop Goes the Liberal Media Bubble. For years, reporters were content to obscure their ideological dogmas and partisan goals behind the pretense of objectivity and detachment. Though the Washington Post, New York Times, and CNN practiced combat journalism against conservatives and Republicans, they did so while aspiring to professional standards of facticity and fairness, and applying, every now and then, […]

Trump proclaims Columbus Day, without Obama’s qualms

Trump proclaims Columbus Day, without Obama's qualms. President Donald Trump is proclaiming Monday as Columbus Day — without any of his predecessor’s qualms. The president’s proclamation Friday directs the U.S. to celebrate his discovery of the Americas, noting “the permanent arrival of Europeans … was a transformative event that undeniably and fundamentally changed the course of human history and set […]

Articles: Has Your Kid Gone on an Imaginary Hajj Today?

Articles: Has Your Kid Gone on an Imaginary Hajj Today?. by William F. Marshall · October 6, 2017 Newton, Massachusetts, that Ground Zero (or Mecca?) of political correctness, provides America with a glimpse of the false, or at least highly distorted, understanding that modern liberals would have America’s youth believe about the practice and history of Islam and the Arab-Israeli […]

10 Ways To Make Your Pastor’s Day This Pastor Appreciation Sunday

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Sessions issues religious liberty guidance to agencies | TheHill

Sessions issues religious liberty guidance to agencies | TheHill. by Lydia Wheeler · October 6, 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued legal guidance Friday directing federal agencies on how to protect religious liberty in employment, contracting and programming as they execute federal laws. The guidance follows President Trump’s May 4 executive order directing the agencies to respect and protect religious […]

Trump to unveil new responses to Iranian ‘bad behavior’: White House

Trump to unveil new responses to Iranian 'bad behavior': White House. by Jonathan Landay · October 6, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will announce new U.S. responses to Iran’s missile tests, support for “terrorism” and cyber operations as part of his new Iran strategy, the White House said on Friday. “The president isn’t looking at one piece of […]

Boko Haram ‘Brides’ and Their Babies

Boko Haram 'Brides' and Their Babies. Thousands of young women are being held by Boko Haram and forced into early marriage. If they manage to escape captivity, they and their babies face severe stigmas back home. Boko Haram, the West African jihadist group, has kidnapped thousands of young girls and women during their insurgency. Many are raped or forced into […]

Lawsuit demands Mueller reveal spending on Russia probe

Lawsuit demands Mueller reveal spending on Russia probe. Former FBI director and now special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating alleged influence by Russia on the 2016 presidential election, and he reportedly has expanded the scope to the business interests of associates of President Trump, but has yet to present evidence of any crime. Now, he’s declining to release details of […]

Obama Study Concluded Firearms Used for Self-Defense ‘Important Crime Deterrent’

Obama Study Concluded Firearms Used for Self-Defense ‘Important Crime Deterrent’. “Self-defense can be an important crime deterrent,” concluded a study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mandated via executive order by President Barack Obama. The findings also question the effectiveness of gun-control measures. The $10 million study was commissioned by President Barack Obama as part of 23 executive orders […]

Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policies on Religious Freedom

Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policies on Religious Freedom. by Fred Lucas · October 6, 2017 The Trump administration came out strongly in defense of religious freedom Friday, with new legal guidance and a move to reverse one of the most controversial Obamacare mandates. “Every American has a right to believe, worship, and exercise their faith,” Jeff Sessions says. The Justice […]

Funder of Fearless Girl Statue Paid Female Employees Less Than Males

Funder of Fearless Girl Statue Paid Female Employees Less Than Males. by Nathan Lichtman · October 6, 2017 The symbolism of the “Fearless Girl” statue may hold true, but some of the details of how it was funded are now being called into question. The State Street Corporation funded the statue of the little girl taking on a charging bull, […]

Harvey Weinstein: Clinton Friend, Fundraiser, Sexist Pig | The American Spectator

Harvey Weinstein: Clinton Friend, Fundraiser, Sexist Pig | The American Spectator. Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed women for decades. The women in Hollywood remained silent for decades. Hillary Clinton took Weinstein money for decades. It was an open secret said one Hollywood insider anonymously. Weinstein’s lawyer and counselor is Lisa Bloom, Gloria Allred’s daugher. Lisa Bloom represents women’s rights unless she’s […]

Left Loses its Mind Over Jeff Sessions Memo That Brazenly Restates Existing Law – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Left Loses its Mind Over Jeff Sessions Memo That Brazenly Restates Existing Law – Hit & Run : Reason.com. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is angrily condemning a memo released today by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that it describes as “an all-out assault on LGBTQ people” creating “a sweeping ‘license to discriminate’” in furtherance of President Donald Trump’s “cynical and […]

Byron York: 10 reasons to stay calm about those Russia Facebook ads

Byron York: 10 reasons to stay calm about those Russia Facebook ads. The latest excitement in the Trump-Russia investigation is a set of Facebook ads linked to Russia, about 3,000 in all, that some of the president’s adversaries hope will prove the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election. “A number of Russian-liked Facebook ads specifically targeted Michigan […]

Bump Stocks & Machine Guns Should Be Treated the Same | National Review

Bump Stocks & Machine Guns Should Be Treated the Same | National Review. by Robert VerBruggen · October 5, 2017 The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has confirmed that the Las Vegas shooter possessed twelve “bump stocks.” This is a piece of technology that makes an easily available semiautomatic rifle fire almost as quickly as a fully automatic […]

Mueller team interviews spy who compiled Trump-Russia dossier | Fox News

Mueller team interviews spy who compiled Trump-Russia dossier | Fox News. Sens. Burr and Warner said the next phase will include public hearings, including an invitation to tech giants to testify; on ‘Special Report’ Catherine Herridge goes in-depth. WASHINGTON – Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators has recently spoken with a former British spy who compiled a dossier of […]

Both Parties’ Extremists Seem Determined to Lose the Next Elections – Michael Barone

Both Parties' Extremists Seem Determined to Lose the Next Elections – Michael Barone. by Michael Barone Almost no one disagrees that our two major political parties, the oldest and third-oldest in the world, have become increasingly extreme and estranged over the past decade. It’s a startling contrast with the state of political conflict in the dozen or so years after […]

Missouri Rep. Raps About Killing Snitches | The Daily Caller

Missouri Rep. Raps About Killing Snitches | The Daily Caller. by Peter Hasson · October 5, 2017 A Democratic state representative who has organized anti-police protests in St. Louis rapped about shooting “snitches” and dragging their dead bodies behind cars in a series of rap videos. State Rep. Bruce Franks Jr., a freshman lawmaker elected in November 2016, used the […]

Harvey Weinstein Has Donated Nearly $600,000 to Democrats

Harvey Weinstein Has Donated Nearly $600,000 to Democrats. Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood producer who is facing numerous accusations of sexual harassment, has given hundreds of thousands to Democratic campaigns and committees since the early 2000s, a review of federal election filings show. The New York Times reported Thursday that Weinstein has paid settlements to eight different women stemming from sexual […]

How to Improve the Iran Nuclear Deal – The American Interest

How to Improve the Iran Nuclear Deal – The American Interest. The JCPOA remains the best among several bad options for making sure Iran never crosses the nuclear threshold. President Trump and Premier Netanyahu, two strident opponents of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal (the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA) discussed the agreement during their recent meeting and may […]

Vegas Shooter’s Girlfriend Says He Would Lie in Bed Moaning, Screaming – NBC News

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Articles: Don’t Tell the Left: More Guns Means Fewer Homicides

Articles: Don't Tell the Left: More Guns Means Fewer Homicides. by Brian C. Joondeph · October 5, 2017 Another mass shooting this week. Prayers and emotion from President Trump. Attempts to understand means and motives by those trying to make sense of such tragedy and loss. And as predictable as sunrise and sunset, politicization of tragedy by the left. CNN […]

Why Late Night Hosts Like Jimmy Kimmel Are Suddenly So Political

Why Late Night Hosts Like Jimmy Kimmel Are Suddenly So Political. by Robert Tracinski · October 5, 2017 Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel’s recent habit of substituting political diatribes for his opening monologue—which, to be fair, is no great loss—is a sign that late-night talk show hosts have decided to get more political. The first time around, when Fallon […]

How the Las Vegas shooter foiled a well-drilled counter-terrorism plan

How the Las Vegas shooter foiled a well-drilled counter-terrorism plan. by Tim Reid · October 5, 2017 LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Las Vegas had spent years planning for the worst: training its police force according to an anti-terrorism protocol it adopted in 2009 to respond to mass shootings, chemical attacks, suicide bombings, and planes flying into buildings, according to city […]

Vegas killer led ‘secret life’ that made him lots of money

Vegas killer led ‘secret life’ that made him lots of money. Another day, another bombshell dropped by the Clark County Sheriff. At a news briefing Thursday, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said he does not believe Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock acted alone. And he hinted that there’s a lot more to the story than has been released to date – that […]

Could Spain Go the Way of Yugoslavia? | The National Interest

Could Spain Go the Way of Yugoslavia? | The National Interest. In recent years, the European Union has been bogged down by one crisis after another—from Greece to the Euro to Brexit. But happily, none of these have endangered what has underpinned European integration since the late 1940s: securing lasting peace among European states. Europe has not been spared political […]

Turkey Has Imprisoned an American Pastor for a Year. It’s Time We Take a Stand.

Turkey Has Imprisoned an American Pastor for a Year. It’s Time We Take a Stand.. by Sen. James Lankford · October 5, 2017 It’s been almost one year since Andrew Brunson, an American pastor, was unjustly imprisoned without charges in Turkey. Imagine spending a whole year in a Turkish prison as a hostage. Unfortunately, most Americans have no idea what […]

CNN Took Issue With Conway Calling the Gunman a ‘Madman’…?!?

CNN Took Issue With Conway Calling the Gunman a 'Madman'…?!?. CNN’s Chris Cuomo has battled with everyone who doesn’t want the tragedy in Las Vegas to become solely about gun control. His latest target was Kellyanne Conway. After she implored him to “show some respect for these people,” he kept going with his political rhetoric. He yelled, “So you want […]

Can the Trump Tax Cut Pay for Itself? | The American Spectator

Can the Trump Tax Cut Pay for Itself? | The American Spectator. by Hunt Lawrence and Daniel J. Flynn · October 5, 2017 President Trump says the economy needs a tax cut. The national debt screams that it needs more revenue. Can the federal government slash rates and pay down the debt? Spending at 23 percent of GDP and revenues […]

Steady Tillerson is here to stay – The Washington Post

Steady Tillerson is here to stay – The Washington Post. by Ed Rogers · October 4, 2017 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks at the State Department in Washington on Oct. 4. (Michael Reynolds/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) With multiple hurricanes and the Las Vegas massacre in the news, it is easy to lose track of the potentially looming North Korean nuclear attack […]

After Las Vegas shooting, we should all agree to ban ‘bump stocks’

After Las Vegas shooting, we should all agree to ban 'bump stocks'. by Christian Schneider, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Opinion If altering a semiautomatic rifle to make it automatic is illegal, then how can it possibly be legal to purchase a $50 part to do the same? A bump stock for a .22 caliber rifle. (Photo: Allen Breed, AP) When you […]

The Glass House of the NFL – Victor Davis Hanson

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Obama: ‘All White’ GOP Causes Distr | The Daily Caller

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Articles: The Time Factor and Active Shooter Incidents

Articles: The Time Factor and Active Shooter Incidents. by Stephen Bryen · October 4, 2017 Terrorists, whether domestic or foreign, organization-based or truly lone wolf and unconnected, all have important advantages favoring the success of their attacks: they can exploit the multiple vulnerabilities that exist in civil society (notwithstanding whether the terrorists operate in democratic or authoritarian states), and time […]

University Refuses Research On Trans People Who Want To Go Back

University Refuses Research On Trans People Who Want To Go Back. by Walt Heyer · October 4, 2017 In late September, the United Kingdom’s Bath Spa University turned down an application by James Caspian, a psychotherapist who specializes in working with transgender people, to conduct research on gender reassignment reversals. The university deemed the subject “potentially politically incorrect.” Caspian is […]

Lawmakers Push Trump to Release JFK Assassination Files

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Special Report: The bankrupt utility behind Puerto Rico’s power crisis

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White House walks back Trump’s Puerto Rico comments as Wall Street reels – POLITICO

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Unarmed Security Guard Took On Las Vegas Killer Stephen Paddock

Unarmed Security Guard Took On Las Vegas Killer Stephen Paddock. Jesus Campos found the mass murderer’s location—and drew his fire away from concertgoers—before cops or SWAT arrived. LAS VEGAS—Jesus Campos had no firearm when he found Stephen Paddock and approached his room on the 32rd floor of Mandalay Bay on Sunday night. Paddock, who had rigged cameras in the hallway […]

Some Republicans open to banning ‘bump stocks’ used in Vegas

Some Republicans open to banning 'bump stocks' used in Vegas. Senior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning “bump stocks” like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully automatic weapons. The comments from lawmakers including the No. 2 Senate Republican, John Cornyn of Texas, marked a surprising departure […]

DOJ wants records of Seth Rich murder released

DOJ wants records of Seth Rich murder released. The Department of Justice is demanding the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Washington, D.C., release records relating to the murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich. On Sept. 1, Texas attorney Ty Clevenger submitted a Freedom of Information Act Request with the DOJ and FBI requesting all records and correspondence pertaining to […]

Is America on a Collision Course with Hezbollah? | The National Interest

Is America on a Collision Course with Hezbollah? | The National Interest. The Paraguayan ambassador, German Rojas Irigoyen, looked visibly distressed following the Foundation for the Defense of the Democracies’ event on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. His country had just been implicated as a vanguard of sorts in narco-trafficking, and by extension, narco-terrorism. “I understand that Paraguay has become a […]

12 Rifles in Gunman’s Hotel Room Had Bump Stocks; 33 Guns Purchased in Past Year

12 Rifles in Gunman's Hotel Room Had Bump Stocks; 33 Guns Purchased in Past Year. The 64-year-old man who opened fire on Las Vegas concert-goers Sunday night installed bump stocks on 12 of the semi-automatic rifles found in his hotel room, an ATF agent told “CBS This Morning.” Bump stocks are among the devices, legal at the moment, that allow […]

Justice Department Remains Hell Bent on Helping Mosques
 | The American Spectator

Justice Department Remains Hell Bent on Helping Mosques
 | The American Spectator. by Karen Lugo · October 5, 2017 Justice Department activism on behalf of mosques and Muslims has been ramping up for years. Under President Obama, ideological activists inside the Department leveraged federal power to help mosques fight local zoning boards. Under President Trump, there are disturbing signs that […]

Due Process Rights Under Assault at Two Universities | Trending

Due Process Rights Under Assault at Two Universities | Trending. by Hans A. von Spakovsky · October 4, 2017 Parents, want to avoid having your kids unjustly accused of sexual assault? You might want to think twice before sending them to the University of Colorado and the University of Cincinnati. Colorado’s refusal to rescind its Obama-era guidelines that deny students […]

Black Lives Matter Students Shut Down the ACLU’s Campus Free Speech Event Because ‘Liberalism Is White Supremacy’ – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Black Lives Matter Students Shut Down the ACLU's Campus Free Speech Event Because 'Liberalism Is White Supremacy' – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Students affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement crashed an event at the College of William & Mary, rushed the stage, and prevented the invited guest—the American Civil Liberties Union’s Claire Gastañaga, a W & M alum—from […]

Milo Yiannopoulos Marries Black Boyfriend Worst White Supremacist

Milo Yiannopoulos Marries Black Boyfriend Worst White Supremacist. On Sunday, conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos posted on his Instagram, “IT’S OFFICIAL,” with what appeared to be a wedding cake and a figure of him holding the hand of a black man. milo.yiannopoulos/Instagram According to The Washington Times, the ceremony took place in Hawaii, where photos were captured of Yiannopoulos and his […]

‘An Act of Pure Evil’ – WSJ

‘An Act of Pure Evil’ – WSJ. By The Editorial Board Oct. 2, 2017 7:18 p.m. ET 634 COMMENTS As of now, little is known about what caused Stephen Paddock to murder some 58 innocent people in Las Vegas Sunday evening. It sits before us as what President Trump described in a statement as “an act of pure evil.” More […]

How Donald Trump Has Disrupted the Media | The Weekly Standard

How Donald Trump Has Disrupted the Media | The Weekly Standard. Pew study shows not just expected biases but also that publications have become strikingly self-referential. When the rise of Donald J. Trump obliterated the norms of American politics, the norms of American journalism were demolished, as well. A telling new study released Monday by the Pew Media Center examines […]

Thoughts And Prayers Are Not Useless After Tragedy, But A Call To Action

Thoughts And Prayers Are Not Useless After Tragedy, But A Call To Action. by Jennifer Doverspike · October 3, 2017 Two hands working can “do more than a thousand clasped in prayer,” says activist atheist Madalyn Murray O’Hair. In the wake of national tragedies, the Twitter intelligentsia is likely to agree. Witness responses to President Trump and others offering their […]

Byron York: In Trump media coverage, audiences left and right get what they want

Byron York: In Trump media coverage, audiences left and right get what they want. Here’s the dilemma in assessing media coverage of the Trump presidency. Of course it is negative, more negative than coverage of previous presidents. But how much of that is warranted, and how much reflects a bias, or even hysteria, on the part of some in the […]

‘He was not happy’: Menendez pushed for rule change in doc’s dispute, Obama officials testify | Fox News

‘He was not happy’: Menendez pushed for rule change in doc's dispute, Obama officials testify | Fox News. by Brooke Singman, Fox News Former HHS secretary testifies about Menendez meeting Prosecutors say the senator was concerned with convincing the secretary to change Medicare policy to benefit Dr. Melgen; David Lee Miller reports for ‘Special Report.’ Top health officials from the […]

Get Out of the Way – John Stossel

Get Out of the Way – John Stossel. by John Stossel The hurricane devastation is severe. What should the federal government do? Give us lots of money, say many. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, demanded $150 billion — just for Texas. So far, Congress has agreed to $15 billion in hurricane relief. But more will come. Few Americans will object. […]

Sheriff: Was Vegas Shooter ‘RADICALIZED& | The Daily Caller

Sheriff: Was Vegas Shooter 'RADICALIZED& | The Daily Caller. by Justin Caruso · October 3, 2017 Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo gave a press conference Tuesday and responded to questions whether Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had been “radicalized.” WATCH: Speaking to reporters, Lombardo said, “I want to understand the motivation that you described, okay, to prevent any future incidents, […]

Rick Perry Wants to Subsidize Coal and Nuclear – The American Interest

Rick Perry Wants to Subsidize Coal and Nuclear – The American Interest. by Jamie Horgan · October 3, 2017 Rick Perry wants the federal government to help prop up nuclear power and coal. Late last week the energy secretary asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to consider paying “resilient” power producers more for the electricity they supply to the […]

Las Vegas gunman set up camera inside his hotel room | New York Post

Las Vegas gunman set up camera inside his hotel room | New York Post. by Max Jaeger · October 3, 2017 Las Vegas madman Stephen Paddock set up a camera inside his hotel room to capture his deadly shooting rampage — and other surveillance in the hallway to alert him as cops closed in on him, according to reports. The […]

Articles: The Time Factor and Active Shooter Incidents

Articles: The Time Factor and Active Shooter Incidents. by Stephen Bryen · October 4, 2017 Terrorists, whether domestic or foreign, organization-based or truly lone wolf and unconnected, all have important advantages favoring the success of their attacks: they can exploit the multiple vulnerabilities that exist in civil society (notwithstanding whether the terrorists operate in democratic or authoritarian states), and time […]

House passes 20-week abortion ban | TheHill

House passes 20-week abortion ban | TheHill. by Jessie Hellmann · October 3, 2017 The House passed a bill Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), would make it a crime to perform or attempt an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, with the possibility of a fine, up to five […]

Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend arrives in Los Angeles from Philippines

Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend arrives in Los Angeles from Philippines. by Lisa Baertlein, Manuel Mogato · October 4, 2017 LOS ANGELES/MANILA (Reuters) – The girlfriend of a retiree who killed 58 people and then himself in a shooting rampage in Las Vegas arrived from the Philippines in Los Angeles, where FBI agents hoped to question her about the massacre, law […]

Trump prepares to wound Iran deal — and then save it – POLITICO

Trump prepares to wound Iran deal — and then save it – POLITICO. by ELIANA JOHNSON · October 3, 2017 As a candidate, President Donald Trump described the agreement as “catastrophic” and “the worst deal ever.” | Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images Donald Trump’s national security team has unanimously recommended that he decertify the Iran nuclear deal — but that he stop […]

Las Vegas high-rise shooting scenario a security nightmare

Las Vegas high-rise shooting scenario a security nightmare. A Las Vegas shooter’s perch in a 32nd-floor hotel room overlooking 22,000 people jammed into a country music festival below is just the kind of nightmare scenario police dread in places where big crowds and high-rises mix. From two broken-out windows of the Mandalay Bay Resort, Stephen Craig Paddock had an unobstructed […]

Moderate? Muslim Brotherhood affirms aim of ‘caliphate’

Moderate? Muslim Brotherhood affirms aim of ‘caliphate’. Many U.S. officials in recent decades have insisted the Muslim Brotherhood is a moderate ally with which the government can work, but one of the movement’s leaders has affirmed the ultimate objective remains to establish an “Islamic caliphate.” Magdy Shalash reminded supporters the aim is a global state ruled by Shariah, or Islamic […]

Why Some Countries See Kurdistan’s Battle for Independence as a Threat | The National Interest

Why Some Countries See Kurdistan's Battle for Independence as a Threat | The National Interest. On September 26, the day after the Kurdish independence referendum, some current and former Kurdish politicians and their friends gathered at a restaurant that adjoins the Arabella Grand Hotel in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Located near the local parliament, the […]

A Prescription for Mass Producing People Like Stephen Paddock

A Prescription for Mass Producing People Like Stephen Paddock. Why did Stephen Paddock murder at least 59 people, wounding well over 500? So far as we know, his rampage was not politically motivated, and he has no history of mental illness. He was a multimillionaire and quite intelligent. Indeed, he worked for Lockheed Martin, the defense contractor, and was an […]

Why Does the Left Ignore Black-on-Black Crime?

Why Does the Left Ignore Black-on-Black Crime?. by Walter E. Williams · October 4, 2017 Let’s throw out a few numbers so we can put in perspective the NFL players taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Many say they are protesting against police treatment of blacks and racial discrimination. We might ask just how much sense […]

Why Did the Las Vegas Shooter Target a Country Music Festival? | Dr. Helen

Why Did the Las Vegas Shooter Target a Country Music Festival? | Dr. Helen. by Helen Smith · October 3, 2017 We have heard all kinds of stories about the Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock; he was a gambler, a multimillionaire, he liked poker. The list goes on and it’s hard to make sense out of what would lead a […]

The Democratic Frontrunner for 2020: A Preview | The American Spectator

The Democratic Frontrunner for 2020: A Preview | The American Spectator. by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. · October 4, 2017 Washington I have been trying to warn President Donald Trump, but to no avail. I have been trying to caution him about his tweets, but to little effect. Not that they are all that alarming to normal people. Not that […]

Trump Tax Plan Shows GOP, If Not Times, Still Reaganite | The American Spectator

Trump Tax Plan Shows GOP, If Not Times, Still Reaganite | The American Spectator. by Hunt Lawrence and Daniel J. Flynn · October 4, 2017 President Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled a tax-reform plan this week. After whiffing on an Obamacare repeal and replace, the GOP, which looks fairly united here and, after all, owns the Oval Office and majorities […]

The lazy, dishonest Democratic arguments against tax reform – The Washington Post

The lazy, dishonest Democratic arguments against tax reform – The Washington Post. by Ed Rogers · October 2, 2017 Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) answer questions on the recently released Republican plan to reform taxes on Sept. 27 in Washington. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) Now that President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress have […]

Supreme Court Slate: A Term for the Ages | National Review

Supreme Court Slate: A Term for the Ages | National Review. by Jonathan H. Adler · September 29, 2017 The “Notorious RBG” has become more notorious of late for public remarks unbefitting a sitting federal judge. But Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg did not reveal anything confidential when she noted the Supreme Court’s upcoming term would be “momentous.” As has been […]

When You Politicize Shootings You Make It Harder To Find Solutions

When You Politicize Shootings You Make It Harder To Find Solutions. by David Harsanyi · October 2, 2017 There are generally two kinds of social media reactions to heart-wrenching events like yesterday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas: one is to offer prayers and sympathy to the victims and their families, and the other is to reflexively lash out in anger […]

Las Vegas Shooting: Is Stephen Paddock Legally a ‘Terrorist’? | National Review

Las Vegas Shooting: Is Stephen Paddock Legally a ‘Terrorist’? | National Review. by Andrew C. McCarthy · October 2, 2017 In Las Vegas, more than 50 people are dead, and perhaps hundreds of others have been injured, in the deadliest mass-shooting attack in American history. Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old Nevadan believed to be the lone gunman, fired upon attendees of […]

Benghazi trial begins: Prosecutors say alleged mastermind ‘hates America’ | Fox News

Benghazi trial begins: Prosecutors say alleged mastermind 'hates America' | Fox News. Federal prosecutors told jurors Monday that alleged Benghazi mastermind Ahmed Abu Khattala “hates America with a vengeance,” as the long-awaited trial began for the only suspect held in connection with the 2012 attack. Both sides delivered opening statements at a Washington federal courthouse, with Khattala expected to speak […]

Trump’s Tax Cut: ‘Show Me the Money’ – Stephen Moore

Trump's Tax Cut: 'Show Me the Money' – Stephen Moore. by Stephen Moore Donald Trump’s latest tax-cut plan would be a steroid injection for the U.S. economy. Bravo to the White House and congressional leaders for packaging the biggest pro-growth tax cut since Ronald Reagan. My only quibble is that I wish the “Gang of Six” negotiators had stuck with […]

IRS Involved in $5 Million Push to Pressure Americans to Buy Obamacare

IRS Involved in $5 Million Push to Pressure Americans to Buy Obamacare. The Internal Revenue Service was involved in a $5 million push to pressure Americans to buy Obamacare coverage, according to documents obtained from the watchdog group Judicial Watch. Under former president Obama, the Department of Health and Human Services and the White House’s Behavioral Sciences Team created a […]

A Pyrrhic Victory in Catalonia – The American Interest

A Pyrrhic Victory in Catalonia – The American Interest. by Sean Keeley · October 2, 2017 To judge by the Catalan government’s account, Sunday’s referendum on independence from Spain was an unequivocal triumph for the separatist cause. On Sunday night, regional authorities claimed that 2.3 million residents had turned out for the unsanctioned referendum, with over 90% favoring independence. And […]

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma lift U.S. factory activity index to 13-year high

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma lift U.S. factory activity index to 13-year high. A measure of U.S. manufacturing activity surged to a near 13-1/2-year high in September as disruptions to the supply chains caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma resulted in factories taking longer to deliver goods and boosted raw material prices. Still, details of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) survey […]

Articles: The Curious Case of the Democrats vs Zuckerberg

Articles: The Curious Case of the Democrats vs Zuckerberg. by Taylor Lewis · October 2, 2017 The worst kind of fight in one in which you wish for both sides’ demise. Whatever satisfaction you get from watching one foe whipped is instantly tempered by the victor’s success. It’s a no-win situation. Watching Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defend his digital empire […]

Michelle Obama Says Conservative Women Don’t Have Their Own Voices

Michelle Obama Says Conservative Women Don’t Have Their Own Voices. by Inez Feltscher · October 2, 2017 Michelle Obama believes the 42 percent of women and 53 percent of white women who voted against Hillary Clinton only did so because someone—presumably our patriarchs—told us to. “Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their [sic] own voice,” the former […]

Lobbyists Use of Capitol Meeting Space Raises Questions

Lobbyists Use of Capitol Meeting Space Raises Questions. by Kate Ackley · October 2, 2017 A recent panel discussion about alleged governmental corruption in Ukraine, organized by lobbyist and former Rep. Connie Mack, has raised questions about the appropriate uses of meeting rooms under the House speaker’s jurisdiction. It also offers a glimpse into the often murky world of lobbying […]

Did some media play into ISIS’s hands? – POLITICO

Did some media play into ISIS's hands? – POLITICO. ISIS’s surprising claim, without evidence, that it was responsible for the mass shooting in Las Vegas, prompted very different news treatments from different outlets — with some perhaps unintentionally fueling the terrorist organization’s desire for publicity. While standard-bearers like The New York Times and The Washington Post mentioned ISIS’s claims only […]

Spanish Police Violence in Barcelona Inflames Catalonia and Shocks Europe

Spanish Police Violence in Barcelona Inflames Catalonia and Shocks Europe. by Gregory Beals · October 1, 2017 The Catalan health ministry counts more than 800 people injured while trying to vote in the independence referendum that Spain’s supreme court had declared illegal. This story was updated at 03:30 EDT, 2 October 2017 BARCELONA—Few imagined that the day would turn as […]

2 lethal traits of America’s deadliest mass shooters

2 lethal traits of America’s deadliest mass shooters. The motive behind the Stephen Paddock’s mass shooting in Las Vegas has yet to be determined by authorities, but Democrats already are jumping onto the gun-control bandwagon. Maybe they should be jumping onto the drug-control bandwagon. Or even something else. Over the last 20 years, the perpetrators of nearly all the deadliest […]

2019 Could Be a Very Bad Year for Ukraine | The National Interest

2019 Could Be a Very Bad Year for Ukraine | The National Interest. Yes, 2019 matters … For several years, Russia has been warning—consistently and clearly—that it tends to stop using Ukraine as a transit country for sending its energy to Western markets. If this happens, a major hole will open in the Ukrainian economy which Europe and the United […]

Democrat Congressman Boycotts House’s Moment of Silence for Las Vegas Victims

Democrat Congressman Boycotts House's Moment of Silence for Las Vegas Victims. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) again refuses to honor shooting victims. Democrat Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton declared on Twitter Monday that he would boycott the moment of silence held on the House Floor in remembrance of the victims of the Las Vegas, Nevada mass shooting that left more than 50 […]

Why This ‘Undercover Boss’ Is Up Front About Taking on Unions in Delaware

Why This 'Undercover Boss' Is Up Front About Taking on Unions in Delaware. by Kevin Mooney · October 2, 2017 GREENVILLE, Delaware—When he appeared on the CBS reality television series “Undercover Boss” in October 2013, Anthony Wedo worked alongside cashiers, servers, grill cooks, dishwashers, and managers to find out what was happening inside his company. Wedo was president and CEO […]

Hillary Clinton Attacks the National Rifle Association After the Las Vegas Shooting

Hillary Clinton Attacks the National Rifle Association After the Las Vegas Shooting. by Tyler O’Neil · October 2, 2017 On Monday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton politicized the deaths of over 58 people in Las Vegas, Nevada, late Sunday night (PST). She explicitly targeted the National Rifle Association (NRA). “Our grief isn’t enough. We can and must put politics […]

Robert Mueller’s Tom Price Problem | The American Spectator

Robert Mueller’s Tom Price Problem | The American Spectator. by Jeffrey Lord · October 1, 2017 The headline in The Washington Post dates back to March 21, 2014. It reads: Personal FBI flights for Holder and other Justice officials went unreported The story begins: The agency that tracks federal travel did not report hundreds of personal and other “nonmission” trips […]

3 Supreme Court Cases to Watch in Fall 2017 – Hit & Run : Reason.com

3 Supreme Court Cases to Watch in Fall 2017 – Hit & Run : Reason.com. The U.S. Supreme Court is back in session today after its summer break, and the new term is already shaping up to be an explosive one. Here are three cases to watch in the coming months: 1. Carpenter v. United States The Fourth Amendment guarantees […]

The dam holding back school choice will soon collapse

The dam holding back school choice will soon collapse. The teachers’ unions blockade, which deprives poor children of good education, is starting to crack. The latest fissures are created by a study of the country’s largest private school choice program. According to researchers, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program, which provides vouchers, increased college enrollment rates by about 6 percentage […]

Divert, Divide, Destroy – The New York Times

Divert, Divide, Destroy – The New York Times. by Charles M. Blow · October 2, 2017 Members of the Puerto Rican National Guard delivered food and water in Lares, Puerto Rico, on Friday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images In one week’s time, President Trump has again demonstrated that his sympathies stretch no further than his personal fortunes and personal favors. He is […]

Puerto Rico has problems but Trump isn’t one of them: Glenn Reynolds

Puerto Rico has problems but Trump isn't one of them: Glenn Reynolds. by Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Opinion columnist Stop trying to make this Trump’s Katrina. Recovery was going to be slow for many reasons, including geography, multiple hurricanes, weak infrastructure and ineffective local government. In Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 28, 2017. (Photo: Hector Retamal, AFP/Getty Images) Things are pretty […]

Colleges are politically correct and lack debate – Washington Times

Colleges are politically correct and lack debate – Washington Times. Freedom of thought and speech on the American campus are under attack. The American university was once the center of academic freedom — a place of robust debate, a forum for the competition of ideas. But it is transforming into an echo chamber of political correctness and homogenous thought, a […]

State & Local Tax Deduction from Federal Taxes: Eliminate It | National Review

State & Local Tax Deduction from Federal Taxes: Eliminate It | National Review. by Kevin D. Williamson · October 1, 2017 President Donald Trump’s tax-reform plan is in total a very expansive steaming pile of irresponsibility — and the president’s argument that it will lead to sustained 6 percent economic growth is pure fantasy — but it does have one […]